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'''Samuel Ray Delany, Jr.''' (; born April 1, 1942), '''Chip Delany''' to his friends, is an American people|American author, professor and literary critic. His work includes fiction (especially science fiction), memoir, criticism, and essays on Sexual orientation|sexuality and society. His science fiction novels include ''Babel-17'', ''The Einstein Intersection'' (winners of the Nebula Award for 1966 and 1967 respectively), ''Nova (novel)|Nova'', ''Dhalgren'', and the Return to Nevèrÿon (series)|Return to Nevèrÿon series. After winning four Nebula awards and two Hugo awards over the course of his career, Delany was inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2002. From January 2001 until his retirement in May 2015,
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PseudonymK. Leslie Steiner, S. L. Kermit
Birth nameSamuel Ray Delany, Jr.
Birth date{{birth date and age|mf=yes|1942|4|1}}
Birth placeNew York City, New York, USA
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Resting place| occupation = Writer, editor, professor, literary critic
Language| nationality = American
EthnicityAfrican-American
Citizenship| education = Dalton School; Bronx High School of Science
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